Woman shot to death near Cherokee Casino
CHEROKEE, N.C. — A woman has been shot to death during an armed robbery in western North Carolina.
The shooting was reported shortly before 10 p.m. Sunday at a hotel across from Harrah’s Cherokee Casino.
The victim’s name has not been released.
Cherokee Tribal Police spokesman Ray Stamper says the suspect fled in a pickup truck. No arrests have been made.
Witnesses said the woman and her husband were in the parking lot when they were attacked by a gunman wearing a black mask and dark clothing. The suspect grabbed the woman’s purse and then shot her.
No other information was immediately available.
Credit: The Associated Press.